PRT security force member changes hearts and minds, one child at a time

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Written by Bagram Media Center Thursday, 15 April 2010 09:43

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan –U.S. Army Sgt. Terrance Ray reads a book to local children while on a mission in Orgun, Paktika province, Afghanistan, April 11. Ray, a native of Bennettsville, S.C., is a member of the security force element for the Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team’s Orgun detachment. The PRT is a joint task force whose mission is to help legitimize the government of Afghanistan through development, governance and agricultural initiatives. Ray is deployed from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 178rd Field Artillery Regiment of the South Carolina National Guard. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester, Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Sgt. Terrance Ray receives a sling-shot lesson from local children while on a mission in Orgun in Afghanistan’s Paktika province, April 11. Ray, a native of Bennettsville, S.C., is a member of the security force element for the Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team’s Orgun detachment. Paktika PRT is a joint effort whose mission is to help legitimize the government of Afghanistan through development, governance and agricultural initiatives. Ray is deployed from Battery B, 1st Battalion, 178rd Field Artillery Regiment of the South Carolina National Guard. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester, Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PAKTIKA PROVINCE, Afghanistan – U.S. Army Sgt. Terrance Ray provides security while on a mission in Orgun in Afghanistan’s Paktika province, April 11. Ray, a native of Bennettsville, S.C., is a member of the security force element for the Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team’s Orgun detachment and was on hand to provide security for the PRT’s civil affairs team during a key leader engagement as they discussed the village’s most pressing needs and concerns. Paktika PRT is a joint effort whose mission is to help legitimize the government of Afghanistan through development, governance and agricultural initiatives. Ray is deployed from Battery B, 1st Battalion,178rd Field Artillery Regiment of the South Carolina National Guard. (Photo by U.S. Air Force Master Sgt. Demetrius Lester, Paktika Provincial Reconstruction Team Public Affairs)

Last Updated on Thursday, 15 April 2010 09:47